• Austin, TX, USA
  • Permanent


Job Description

Seeking an energetic individual who performs field materials tests on construction materials.

Roles and Responsibilities

With moderate supervision and moderate decision-making:

  • Observe and follow all company safety rules and procedures.
  • Support and encourage continuous improvement of the company's processes, including safety program.
  • Adhere to all Fugro Consultants' safety procedures and other company policies.
  • Perform standard observations and testing following preset procedures.
  • Assist in complex, non-routine testing.
  • Determine and/or obtain suitable samples for testing.
  • Prepare testing reports and forms summarizing test and observation results.
  • Discuss field observations and test results with Project Managers to ensure project execution, accuracy and timely reporting.
  • Assist in carrying out the tasks associated with the Quality Program by performing equipment checks and calibrations.
  • Obtain necessary field technician certifications.
  • Meet all utilization goals as determined by Activity Center Manager or supervisor.
  • Support the goals of the Quality Program by actively participating in reviews to verify that all activities are performed in accordance with established policies.
  • Must be able to accommodate variable schedules, be able to work 14 hours or more per day/up to 70-to-80 hours per week on occasion or as assigned.
  • Work outside in all types of weather.
  • Report to work on time as directed by field services dispatcher.
  • Be able to travel extensively (required), both domestically and internationally.
  • Communicate tactfully and effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • Maintain effective work relations with those encountered in the course of employment.
  • Come to work regularly and on time.
  • Execute work duties in an organized and efficient manner.
  • Maintain organized and clean work area.
  • Work well while under supervision.
  • Able to meet deadlines.
  • Able to work while under stress.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Possess or be able to obtain valid passport.
  • Be able to work long hours in the field, tolerating variable weather conditions.
  • Be able to utilize testing equipment, able to perform equipment checks and calibrations in accordance with company procedures.
  • When performing office work, be able to position self at desk, use computer keyboard, AutoCAD and other software and other office equipment.
  • Possess knowledge of testing procedures and familiarity with testing equipment.
  • Demonstrate good communication skills.
  • Demonstrate good mechanical and technical skills; good math aptitude.
  • Possess current driver's license with acceptable motor vehicle record.

Physical Qualifications

  • Performs heavy work exerting up to 50 pounds of force constantly, or a considerable amount of force constantly to move objects.
  • Most work performed outdoors in undeveloped areas.
  • Specialist shall be capable of pushing a standard two-handle construction wheelbarrow loaded with a typical concrete sample for a distance of 40 feet.
  • Specialist must complete a Human Performance Evaluation

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the fieldwork environment varies, and can be loud when working around equipment. Additionally, the field environment can be dusty, windy, wet, cold, or hot depending on the time of year and work location. Employee must be able to tolerate changing and adverse weathers conditions and working environment.


  • High school diplomas or equivalent required. Associate's degree preferred.
  • 1-5 years Construction and/or materials testing experience preferred.
  • Familiar with modern office methods, practices, procedures and equipment, as well as filing systems and business letter writing and competent in correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and arithmetic.

Our Contribution to You (Growth Opportunity)

At Fugro, we focus on helping our employees at every level of their career identify and use their strengths to contribute their best every day. From entry-level team members to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to grow knowledge and experiences.  We support our employees by offering opportunities to sharpen their skills through on the job learning experiences to formal internal and external development programs.


At Fugro, we value people and offer a broad range of benefits which include, but are not limited to:

  • A choice of Medical, Dental and Vision Plans.
  • Basic Group Life and AD&D Insurance.
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability.
  • A broad range of voluntary benefits.
  • An employer matched, 100% vested 401(k) Plan.

Additional Details

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbent will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required by the supervisor.

Fugro is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

Individuals with disabilities needing assistance in the recruitment process are encouraged to contact Human Resources directly.

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